svn commit: r52944 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/firewalls

Benedict Reuschling bcr at
Fri Apr 19 14:48:36 UTC 2019

Author: bcr
Date: Fri Apr 19 14:48:34 2019
New Revision: 52944

  Revert a sysrc to an echo as it due to invalid characters.
  When running
      sysrc -f /etc/sysctl.conf net.inet.ip.fw.verbose_limit=5
  it throws the following error:
      sysrc: net.inet.ip.fw.verbose_limit: name contains characters not allowed in
  Fix this by reverting to using an echo to add the sysctl to sysctl.conf.
  Reported by:	    Laurent Gilbert (lg.athome at
  Event:		    Aberdeen hackathon 2019


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/firewalls/chapter.xml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/firewalls/chapter.xml	Fri Apr 19 13:27:45 2019	(r52943)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/firewalls/chapter.xml	Fri Apr 19 14:48:34 2019	(r52944)
@@ -1708,7 +1708,7 @@ options         ALTQ_PRIQ       # Priority Queuing (PR
 	logged per connection attempt, specify the number using this
 	line in <filename>/etc/sysctl.conf</filename>:</para>
-      <screen>&prompt.root; <userinput>sysrc -f /etc/sysctl.conf net.inet.ip.fw.verbose_limit=<replaceable>5</replaceable></userinput></screen>
+      <screen>&prompt.root; <userinput>echo "net.inet.ip.fw.verbose_limit=<replaceable>5</replaceable>" >> /etc/sysctl.conf</userinput></screen>
       <para>To enable logging through a dedicated interface named
 	<literal>ipfw0</literal>, add this line to

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